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What Will Iowa Do With the PeopleForBikes $10,000 If We Get 10,000 Bicyclists to Sign-up?

What Will Iowa Do With the PeopleForBikes $10,000 If We Get 10,000 Bicyclists to Sign-up?

Over the past year, Iowa has made some strides on safe passing. While many states have a 3’ Passing Law, the Iowa DOT has rewritten the Iowa Driver’s Manual ...

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Why is Signing Up for PeopleForBikes Important for Iowa Bicycling?

Why is Signing Up for PeopleForBikes Important for Iowa Bicycling?

If you haven’t heard, the national bike advocacy organization, PeopleForBikes has issued a challenge just before RAGBRAI. If we have 10,000 bicyclists (people that ride bikes in Iowa if ...

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BaCoon Ride... So Close You Can Almost Taste It!

BaCoon Ride… So Close You Can Almost Taste It!

The inaugural BaCoon Ride is THIS Saturday June 28 and our mouths are watering in anticipation. But no need to be jealous, it's not too late to sign up!

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National Bike Organization Challenges Iowa to Recruit 10,000 Riders

National Bike Organization Challenges Iowa to Recruit 10,000 Riders

PeopleForBikes has challenged the Iowa Bicycle Coalition to recruit 10,000 bicyclists to join the PeopleForBikes movement. If that goal is reached, the Iowa Bicycle Coalition will receive a $10,000 donation. The ...

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Big Iowa Bicycle Summit Weekend Raises Big Funds for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

Big Iowa Bicycle Summit Weekend Raises Big Funds for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

Big Weekend at the Iowa Bicycle Summit, Iowa Bike Expo, and the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party is a big fundraiser for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition.

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Save $5 on your RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party ticket!

Save $5 on your RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party ticket!

Hurry, early ticket discounts end on January 15!

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RAGBRAI & Iowa Bicycle Coalition to Host 2013 National Bicycle Tourism Conference

RAGBRAI & Iowa Bicycle Coalition to Host 2013 National Bicycle Tourism Conference

The 2013 National Bicycle Tourism Conference will be held in Iowa City/Coralville, Iowa on November 6-9, 2013.  The conference is attended by hundreds of bicycle event professionals, advocates, bike tourism leaders and ...

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GranGABLE Fondo: Early-bird Deadline is July 1

GranGABLE Fondo: Early-bird Deadline is July 1

Don't delay, register today for a a mass-participation cycling event that combines All that is Hawkeye with good health, exercise, and a commitment to excellence. Nobody embodies this more ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #2:  The RIGHT Gear

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #2: The RIGHT Gear

Almost all RAGBRAI riders will agree that a helmet is an essential piece of equipment that every rider needs. A helmet will protect your brain if you are involved ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #1: The RIGHT Stuff

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #1: The RIGHT Stuff

If you have committed to riding RAGBRAI this year, it all starts with Tip #1, the RIGHT stuff. And when I say stuff, I mean bicycle.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Riding to remember: Carter LeBeau honored Friday

    The deaths of notable figures from the four decades of the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa often have triggered a similar grieving process for families and teammates: a ...

  • What to look for Friday

    Here’s a quick look ahead toward Friday’s 66-mile ride from Waverly to Independence:

  • Munson: Convince your mind that your body can do it

    I had another RAGBRAI epiphany Thursday. If this 418-mile ride seems tough, I have only my defeatist thinking to blame.

  • RAGBRAI's biggest liar tells riders he had founded Marble Rock

    Bill Wentworth of Marble Rock told riders he founded the town -- you know, back in the 1800s.

  • Drone spies on RAGBRAI at Marble Rock

    Bill Bucklen's remote-controlled drone shot photos of RAGBRAI riders as they pedaled through Marble Rock.

  • Video: College spirit showdown on RAGBRAI

    Today riders wear jerseys in spirit for their college on RAGBRAI.

  • Video: Show me your wheels: Bamboo Bike

    Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz explains that she helped build a bamboo-frame bicycle to ride in RAGBRAI to raise awareness about the effects of global climate change on rural bamboo-craft communities in the ...

  • Video: Show me your wheels: Skateboarding across Iowa

    Ryan, from Des Moines, explains his passion for longboarding and what drove him to skate across the state.

  • Video: The Game Of Iowa played on RAGBRAI

    Elizabeth Reetz from Team Archaeology plays the vintage "Game of Iowa", a roll-and-move trivia game with questions about Iowa, at East Park in Mason City.

  • Video: Joe Sixpack rates RAGBRAI craft beer

    Beer columnist Don "Joe Sixpack" Russell from Philly rides his first RAGBRAI.

Latest Videos

  • Bill Wentworth of Marble Rock told riders he founded the town -- you know, back in the 1800s.

  • Elizabeth Reetz from Team Archaeology plays the vintage "Game of Iowa" at East Park in Mason City.

  • Ryan Francois, from Des Moines, explains his passion for longboarding and what drove him to skate across the state.

  • Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz explains that she helped build a bamboo-frame bicycle to ride in RAGBRAI to raise awareness about the effects of global climate change on rural bamboo-craft communities in the Philippines.

  • Today riders wear jerseys in spirit for their college on RAGBRAI.

  • Bill Bucklen's remote-controlled drone shot photos of RAGBRAI riders as they pedaled through Marble Rock.

  • Riders dig for fossils at Fossil Prairie Park at the entrance for Rockford.

  • Riders can take home their own Devonian fossil from the Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve in Rockford.

  • Experience the morning RAGBRAI excitement in Nora Springs.

  • RAGBRAI riders show us their wheels.

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